Mike was appointed Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Keystone Resort in May 2015.
Mike began his career at Sunrise Ski Resort in the White Mountains of Arizona. Mike has 39 years of ski resort industry experience, including 27 years at Solitude Mountain Resort and almost nine years at Canyons Resort. During his time heading up these two Utah resorts, Mike oversaw and directed multiple large scale projects such as the master planning, entitlement and development of Solitude including the Alpine Village and a $37 million on-mountain re-creation at Canyons which included new lifts, snowmaking, restaurants and ski terrain.
Mike has established relationships with numerous local, county and state government agencies on behalf of the Utah ski industry and has been directly involved with ski related legislation. In addition to serving on multiple boards such as the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors and the Youth Sports Alliance, Mike has served two terms as Chairman of the Executive Board of the Utah Ski Association/Ski Utah and one term as Chair of the Board of the Park City Chamber/Bureau. Mike currently sits on the board of the Summit Foundation.
Vail Resorts is the premier mountain resort company in the world and a leader in luxury, destination-based travel. Vail Resorts is best known for its mountain resorts including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Lake Tahoe.